Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Jun  Yao, PhD

Jun Yao, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

Focus of Work


I am interested in using multi-modality brain imaging and signal processing methods to explore the neuromechanisms underlying movement disorder following injuries to the nervous system. By combining neuro-scientific understandings with advanced biomedical engineering techniques, such as neural machine interface, I am developing new rehabilitation methods to regain the functional control of the impaired hand in moderately to severely impaired stroke survivors.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Chinese University of Hong Kong (2001)



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Visit Jun Yao's Northwestern Scholars Profile to see the list of publications.